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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04:  Actor Zach Woods attends the HBO with The Cinema Society host the New York premiere of HBO's "Girls" at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 4, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) Zach Woods.

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Zach Woods, of The Office, Once Feared That Dry Humping Could Lead to Pregnancy

In the second episode of the new HBO series Girls, star Lena Dunham becomes so paranoid about STDs that she goes into a fear-triggered Google k-hole, obsessively seeking answers about her sexual health on the Internet. At last night's Girls premiere, actor Zach Woods (who plays Gabe on The Office) told us that he could relate to that scene of twentysomething panic all too well. "I remember once when my computer was broken and — this is so embarrassing — I’d been fooling around with this girl, and I remember Googling the phrase 'Can you get pregnant from dry humping?'" he laughed.  "Should I not admit that? And then my roommate found it, because I’d used his computer. He was like, 'How do you not know that? Were you raised as, like, a Mennonite? How do you not know that babies aren’t conceived through denim?' So when she’s entering all these embarrassing searches, I was like, 'I’ve done that,' and inevitably there will be some Internet troll who will be like, 'Yeah, I got a girl pregnant through dungarees. You better watch out!'" Still, Woods joked that his habits haven't changed: "I only wear dungarees while dry humping. I’ll change out. Like, if I’m in something else, I’ll be like, 'Let me put on my dry-humping dungarees.'" Why put them on if you know they won’t protect you? "I have an agriculture fetish. It reminds me of reaping wheat, and grain silos."

Photo: Stephen Lovekin/2012 Getty Images